Anion-Templated Self-Assembly of Silver(I) Frameworks Bridged by μ-, μ3-, μ4-1,2,4,5-Tetrazine

Younghun Kim, Philjae Kang, Yonggoon Jeon, Hyeon Mo Cho, Moon Gun Choi

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The formation of Ag(I)-1,2,4,5-tetrazines(ttz) based coordination polymers via the Ag−N coordination and anion−π interactions is described. Coordination-driven self-assembly is a key step to construct coordination polymers, and ttz, an electron-deficient aromatic ring compound, forms interesting anion−π interactions. In this study, a series of silver salts, AgX [X = BF4, PF6 and CF3SO3 (OTf)], is introduced to determine the influence of shape and size of anions on the formation of coordination polymers, {[Ag(ttz)](BF4)}n (1), {[Ag2(ttz)3](PF6)2}n (2) and {[Ag2(ttz)3(OTf)](OTf)}n (3). It shows different types of channels in polymers and the coordination modes of ttz (μ, μ3, and μ4). The structure of coordination polymers and the influence of anion−π interactions are revealed by single crystal X-ray diffraction. In particular, 3 shows not only the anion−π interaction but also the coordination between the anion and Ag(I) which contributes to the unique framework compared to 1 and 2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)240-244
Number of pages5
JournalBulletin of the Korean Chemical Society
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2021 Feb

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Funding Information:
This research was supported by the Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education (NRF‐2018R1D1A1B07045174). This research was partially supported by the Graduate School of YONSEI University Research Scholarship Grants in 2017.

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© 2020 Korean Chemical Society, Seoul & Wiley-VCH GmbH

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